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Block Museum of Art

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District
Suburbs
Address
Northwestern University
40 Arts Circle Dr.
Evanston, IL 60208
Telephone
847-491-4000
Contact
Lisa Graziose Corrin, The Ellen Philips Katz Director
Email
block-museum@northwestern.edu
Website
www.blockmuseum.northwestern.edu
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  • Hours
    Tu, Sa-Su 10-5; W, Th, F 10-8; Free admission

    The Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art is a dynamic, imaginative, and innovative teaching and learning resource for Northwestern University and its surrounding communities, featuring a global exhibition program that crosses time periods and cultures and serves as a springboard for thought-provoking discussions. The Block mounts exhibitions; commissions new work; organizes lectures, symposia, and workshops; and screens classic and contemporary films at its in-house cinema. With over 5,000 artworks, the permanent collection of the Block Museum boasts rich and diverse holdings of prints, drawings, and photography and continues to expand its holdings of works in every medium that that support the museum’s global and interdisciplinary mission.

    Always free and open to all.

     


    Events Calendar

    Ongoing:

    Kader Attia: Reflecting Memory

    Exhibition — through

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    If You Remember, I’ll Remember

    Exhibition — through

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    Upcoming:

    Friday, March 31

    Bearden’s Odyssey: Poets Respond to the Art of Romare Bearden - Book Release

    Artist Talks & Panel Discussion and Tours & Performance — 6:00pm - 5:00pm

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    Wednesday, April 5

    Visual Vanguard Series: Bisi Silva

    Artist Talks & Panel Discussion — 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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    Thursday, April 20

    Installation Unveiling | Marie Watt: Sewing Community

    Artist Talks & Panel Discussion — 6:00pm - 7:00pm

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    Friday, April 21

    Open Engagement Open House

    Artist Talks & Panel Discussion — 10:00am - 2:00pm

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    Wednesday, April 26

    Friday, April 28

    Thursday, May 4

    Department of Art, Theory, and Practice Thesis Exhibition

    Exhibition and Opening Reception — 6:00pm - 9:00pm

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    Wednesday, May 10

    Art + Engineering | The Pulse Armed with a Pen: An Unknown

    Artist Talks & Panel Discussion and Tours & Performance — 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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    Wednesday, May 17

    Art + Engineering | Pedro Reyes

    Artist Talks & Panel Discussion — 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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